City of Ember


Runtime : 01h35
Genres : Adventure, Fantasy
Release : October 10, 2008
Studio : Fox-Walden
Budget : $55,000,000
Domestic revenue : $7,873,007
Woldwide revenue : $17,929,684
Director : Gil Kenan
Writers : Jeanne Duprau (Novel)
Caroline Thompson (Screenplay)
Shooting place : Northern Ireland (UK)

Cast and characters

Bill Murray The Mayor of Ember
Saoirse Ronan Lina Mayfleet
Mackenzie Crook Looper
Martin Landau Sul
Toby Jones Barton Snode
Mary Kay Place Mrs. Murdo
Harry Treadwaway Doon Harrow
Tim Robbins Loris Harrow
Marianne Jean-Baptiste Clary
Liz Smith Granny
Simon Kunz Fleary
Lucinda Dryzek Lizzie Bisco
Robert Kane Straw Higgam
Catherine Quinn Poppy Mayfleet
Frankie McCafferty Arbin Swinn


For generations, the people of the City of Ember have flourished in an amazing world of glittering lights. But Ember's once powerful generator is failing ... and the great lamps that illuminate the city are starting to flicker. Now, two teenagers in a race against time, must search Ember for clues that will unlock the ancient mystery of the city's existence, and help the citizens escape before the lights go out forever.